Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Energy / Commodity Trading, Legal, Regulatory Compliance
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Florence, Italy


Are you legally trained or experienced in trade compliance with the ability to create innovative strategies to maximise access to markets while minimizing the risks?

Are you an effective communicator with the ability to work in true partnership with cross functional teams to solve trade compliance issues?

Join our world class International Compliance Business within HQ

The mission of International Trade Compliance (ITC) is to support Baker Hughes in achieving its financial, operational, and strategic goals while maintaining compliance with all associated international trade laws and regulations. ITC accomplishes this mission through a best-in-class trade compliance program that includes identifying institutional risks; optimizing processes and technologies to drive continuous improvement.

Play a pivotal role in our global strategic compliance team

As a Trade Compliance Specialist you will be responsible for supporting the direction, implementation and deployment of an industry best practice compliance program in UK, EU and globally. Focus will be placed on process integration for economic sanctions, export controls and licences, import compliance and restricted parties screening, into key business and functional procedures via the corporate ITC Playbook.

You will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with the wider ITC group helping them establish direction, policies and procedures to ensure trade compliance across all business functions.
  • Managing a range of global trade issues including export controls, economic sanctions and licensing requirements, end use/user and destinations countries to ensure compliance with EU, UK, USA regulations and other international trade compliance laws.
  • Monitoring, analysing and advising on impacts of regulatory changes in UK and EU to guide the business. Driving an effective strategy to reach out the different Baker Hughes' business units to learn about their needs and communicate ITC requirements for planning purposes.
  • Participate in the ongoing Legal or Compliance teams meetings create specific ITC focused committees and deliver ITC trainings when needed.
  • Conducting due diligence, risk assessments, third parties screening and escalations, such as on customers, vendors and subcontractors.
  • Support customs and export compliance matters escalated by Supply Chain, Logistics or Customs teams, in the application of in-country import or export compliance controls.


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you would need to:

  • Have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in the legal or regulatory trade compliance sector including economic sanctions, import/export compliance, due diligence and restricted parties screening. Shorter experience would also be considered if you have an actual and proved interest in developing your career in this field.
  • Show exceptional analytical skills with astute attention to detail with an aim to review ITC regulations and contracts.
  • Be a team player to work with cross functional and geographically dispersed teams.
  • Have a consultative and forward-thinking mindset, knowing how to influence stakeholders towards regulatory education, compliance and planning in a constant-changing scenarios.
  • Be a fluent communicator in the English Language, with bilingual capacity in other European language.
  • Use software screening tools and prepare reports.


Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working model with mix of office and home working.
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit in everything in and work when you are the most productive in line with business needs


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

The Good Stuff

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we need to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


    About Us:
    With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

    Join Us:
    Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

    Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.